The Plato Project: The Republic

West End Library

The Plato Project: The Republic

West End Neighborhood Library's Plato Project aims to read and discuss a variety of Platonic dialogues. For fall of 2019 through summer of 2020, we will read all ten books of Plato's The RepublicThis is strictly a discussion-based group and there is no preferred translation. We meet on the first Tuesday of every month until Aug. 4, 2020. The discussion should be approximately one and a half hours long and will take place in the Conference Room.

The full reading list is as follows:

Nov. 5 | Book 1
Dec. 3 | Book 2
Jan. 7 | Book 3
Feb. 4 | Book 4
Mar. 3 | Book 5
Apr 7 | Book 6
May 5 | Book 7
Jun. 2 | Book 8
Jul. 7 | Book 9
Aug. 4 | Book 10

For more information, please contact my.nguyen@dc.gov